The holidays are over (for us all, including me) and the Spanish league has begun…. A week earlier than usual, with suffocating heat (August is hot usually, but on top of that there is a heat wave), with some games starting at 23.00, to be able to accommodate all the PPV (pay per view) games. Barcelona beat Real Sociedad comfortably, [...]
Under-20 Sudamericano, Peru. Brazil confirmed themselves as champions of the Under-20 Sudamericano competition in Peru by walloping Uruguay 6-0! However, it is worth mentioning that Uruguay played all their reserves, as they were already qualified for both the World Cup and the Olympic games and the manager considered they deserved a game. Meanwhile, Colombia were well beaten by Argentina 2-0, [...]
Happy New Year to all! My apologies for lack of actively in recent weeks. I was off in Florida at the MLS Combine and Draft which kept me very busy. Certainly, we still have much to learn from the USA on how to run sport. Agents, for example, are highly respected and welcomed by MLS, which is extremely welcoming [...]
The shambolic state of Spanish football and how Arsène Wenger can beat FC Barcelona in the Champion’s League (A Secret!)!
Now I hate to admit it, publicly at least, but I’m not too fond of CF Barcelona. Firstly, I don’t agree with a football club or any sporting entity, for that matter, getting involved in politics. FC Barcelona has always tried to use the Catalan Nationalist separatist cause to their favour and have always identified themselves with it. I think [...]